21-year-old Brazilian winger Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira signed with Barcelona yesterday for a sum of 41 million euros.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 24, 2018Advertisement
The Brazilian sensation was initially expected to sign with Italian club AS Roma but ditched the offer at the last moment.
Barcelona’s official Twitter handle has put out a tweet which lists some interesting facts surrounding Barca’s latest signing:
Learn all about our new signing!https://t.co/Y8X1fhKlM8
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 25, 2018
It mentions that like many other Barça players from Brazil (Arthur, Coutinho, Dani Alves, Ronaldinho, Belletti), Malcom began his career playing futsal.
Among other points, it’s also to be noted that Mano Menezes and Tite were two important coaches who helped him in his development.
To know more about Malcom click here.